How to Disable Sophos Endpoint

Fix: Disable Sophos Endpoint

To disable the How to Disable Sophos Endpoint application on your computer, follow the instructions given below.

For Windows users,

  • Locate the Sophos Endpoint application and right-click on it.
  • Now a list of options related to Sophos will appear on the screen.
  • Click the Open Sophos Endpoint Security & Control option.
  • The Sophos control window will appear on the screen.
  • Click the Scanning tan available at the top of the screen.
  • Uncheck the checkbox beside the Enable on-access scanning for this computer option.
  • Tap the OK button to confirm the how to Disable Sophos Endpoint process.
How to Disable Sophos Endpoint

How to Disable Sophos Without Admin

To disable the Sophos application without using Admin permission, first, disable the Tamper Protection option on it, and then follow the guided instructions given below.

  • Open the Run command, type the services.msc command in the given text field, and click the OK button.
  • Now the list of Sophos services will appear on the screen.
  • Set all the service settings to Manual by double-clicking each service and selecting the Manual option from the Properties menu.
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  • After setting the services to Manual, exit the services window and re-launch it after a while.
  • Now all the Sophos services are disabled successfully.

How to Disable Tamper Protection Sophos

The guided instructions given below will help you how to Disable Sophos Endpoint the Tamper Protection Sophos feature.

  • Launch the Sophos application on your Windows system.
  • Choose the Tamper Protection option.
  • Now the Tamper Protection window will appear on the screen.
  • Click the Configure Tamper Protection tab.
  • Navigate to the Enable Tamper Protection option and click the checkbox beside it.
  • Once the checkbox is unchecked, click the OK button.

How to Uninstall Sophos Endpoint From Enterprise Console

The guided instructions given below will help you to uninstall the Sophos application from Enterprise Console.

  • First, disable the Tamper Protection option to uninstall the Sophos Endpoint Security & Control components.
  • If you have no idea about how to uninstall the Sophos Endpoint Security & Control components, follow the instructions given below.
  • Open the Run command on your system.
  • Type services.msc. Press the Enter button on your system control panel.
  • Search for the Sophos AutoUpdate Service from the list of services.
  • Tap the Stop button to disable it.
  • Now, type the appwiz.cpl command in the Run command wizard.
  • The Programs & Features window will open, select the Sophos components, and click the Uninstall button.
  • Choose the Sophos component in the following order:
    • Sophos Remote Management System.
    • Sophos Network Threat Protection.
    • Sophos Client Firewall.
    • Sophos Endpoint Defense.
    • Sophos Anti-Virus.
    • Sophos AutoUpdate.
    • Sophos Diagnostic Utility.
    • Sophos Exploit Prevention.
    • Sophos Clean
    • Sophos Patch Agent.
  • Make sure that the above-listed components are uninstalled successfully.
  • After that, restart your computer.

How to Disable Sophos Antivirus Temporarily

You can disable the Sophos antivirus software temporarily by following the instructions given below.

  • Make sure to sign in to your system as an administrator.
  • Open the Sophos application and click the Scanning tab on the homescreen.
  • Now, the list of options related to scan operation will appear on the screen.
  • Untick the box beside the Enable on-access scanning option.
  • Now the Sophos antivirus scanning features are disabled.
  • Navigate to the Tamper Protection section and uncheck the checkbox beside the Enable Tamper Protection option.
  • Now the Sophos antivirus is disabled completely.
  • If you want to enable it, open the Sophos application and tick the checkbox that you unchecked in the above step.
How to Disable Sophos Antivirus Temporarily

Uninstall Sophos Endpoint Without Tamper Protection Password

To uninstall the Sophos Endpoint application without using the Tamper Protection password, read and proceed with the guided instructions given below.

  • Make sure that the Tamper Protection option is disabled.
  • If the Tamper Protection option is enabled, then you may not be able to perform the uninstallation process.
  • After disabling the Tamper Protection option, navigate to the Control Panel section on your system and click Program --> Uninstall a Program --> Sophos Endpoint.
  • Click the Uninstall button available at the top of the screen.
  • You will be prompted to click the OK button to confirm the uninstallation process.
  • Once the Disable Sophos Endpoint application is uninstalled successfully, restart your Windows system.

Disable Sophos Usb Block

  • Navigate to Device Manager on your system.
  • Locate your USB drive in the Device Manager window and right-click on it.
  • Choose the Disable option. After that, enable it again by following the how to Disable Sophos Endpoint same procedure given above.
  • The above procedure will help the Sophos application to recognize your USB drive and avoid blocking it.
How to Disable Sophos Usb Block